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Georgina Philippou, Senior Adviser, Financial Conduct Authority

Georgina Philippou.jpgGeorgina started her career as a researcher in a major accountancy firm before moving on to become an investment analyst for an institutional client stock broker and then a major investment bank.

Georgina then joined the Securities and Investments Board (one of the FCA’s predecessor organisations) specialising in investigations, particularly of unauthorised business. Georgina has extensive enforcement experience across all areas of financial services including dispute resolution through settlement and mediation, involving a range of financial services firms.

Georgina became Chief Operating Officer in November 2015. She was previously Acting Executive Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight, and prior to that was Director of Strategy and Delivery in the Enforcement and Financial Crime Division. Georgina Chaired the International Organisation of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) Committee on Enforcement and the Exchange of Information and its Screening Group, which assesses applications to sign the Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMoU) between 2008-2016. Her committees delivered IOSCO’s credible
deterrence report and the new MMoU.

As COO Georgina chaired the FCA’s Executive Diversity Committee, its Executive Operations Committee and the Public Sector Equality Duty working group. She became the FCA’s Senior Adviser on the Public Sector Equality Duty in January 2021. She is a member of the City of London Social Mobility Task Force. Georgina is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Georgina is Chair of the Stratford Arts Trust, which delivers an inclusive and accessible arts programme to East London and beyond.